SAILOR – GRINDER

MARCUS HANSEN

Helmet Number: 99
Age: 28
Number of America’s Cups: 1

Career Highlights
2018 Air France Tahiti SUP Race – 1st place
2013 49er World Championship – 2nd place

 

Marcus has been sailing since the age of 7, and has represented New Zealand on the world stage numerous times. He spent seven years sailing the 49er; often training and competing alongside Peter and Blair. He later got into Stand Up Paddle racing and competed in the World Series for a few of years. Having followed the America's Cup his whole life, he trained for the try outs for the team's grinders, and joined Emirates Team New Zealand in 2018.